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8/1/2015 7:02:19 AM
A 21-year-old man had to be rescued from Lake Erie Friday night after his kayak overturned.  Chautauqua County Sheriff's officers were called to Van Buren Bay just after 8:15 PM and saw the boater about one mile off shore, clinging to his kayak without a life jacket on. Deputies say Andrew Amsler of Evans City, Pennsylvania got caught up in rough waters when his kayak overturned. A Sheri...read more
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2015-08-01 07:08
One person was taken to Brooks Memorial Hospital following a crash involving a vehicle and a tractor in the Town of Pomfret. According to State Police, 20-year-old Dyllan Tieszak of Fredonia was traveling on Van Buren Road around 1:00 PM Friday, when he tried going around the tractor. However, Tieszak's brakes reportedly failed, causing his vehicle to hit the left rear corner of the trac...read more
2015-07-31 03:19
A 21-year-old Buffalo man is facing several charges after a moped struck a house on Crescent Street in Jamestown and left the scene early this morning.  Jamestown Police say the crash occurred at 112 Crescent shortly before 1 am.  A patrol was able to locate the driver and the stolen moped a short time later on Winsor Street at East 2nd Street.  Laquil Hilson is being held in the ci...read more
2015-07-31 03:17
First responders were called out to the scene of a crash involving a tractor and vehicle on Van Buren Road in the town of Pomfret early Friday afternoon.  Fredonia Fire Department personnel were called to the scene around 1 pm.  WDOE News has learned that one person apparently suffered minor injuries and was transported to Brooks Memorial Hospital.  State Police were called in to in...read more
2015-07-31 03:15
Organizers are getting ready for the 71st annual Gerry Rodeo and a record number of competitors will be coming to this year's PRCA rodeo.  Rodeo's Publicity Director Paul Cooley says the rodeo runs four nights, August 5 through 8.  He says a larger amount of prize money is drawing some of the top rodeo competitors in the nation to Gerry. [audio:7311521123-Cooleydoubledprizemoney.mp3]Coo...read more
2015-07-31 01:19
An on-going investigation into the sales and trafficking of narcotics in the Jamestown area has led to two arrests.  Investigators from the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force and State Police CNET carried out two search warrants.  They made entry into 15 Shaw Avenue 8:45 this morning after an investigation revealed the location was being used for the sales and trafficking of crack cocaine.&...read more
2015-07-31 09:46
A 16-year-old girl from Jamestown girl has died from injuries suffered in a two-vehicle crash on Fairmount Avenue in Lakewood last night.  One other person was transported to WCA Hospital with injuries.  Lakewood-Busti Police Chief John Bentley says that Genesis Toledo was a passenger in a compact car that was heading east and made an illegal left turn into the Lakewood Village Center at...read more
2015-07-31 09:26
The 2015 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival in Jamestown is off and running.  The comedy festival will feature a number of comedians including Jerry Seinfeld.  It was kicked off Thursday by another major funnyman, Regis Philbin, who hosted the senior staff of the Late Night with David Letterman Show.  After a presentation of Letterman clips, Philbin introduced himself... [audio:731158202...read more
2015-07-31 08:02
A Jamestown man has been sent to the Chautauqua County Jail on bail after allegedly following and harassing another person from Family Court in Mayville in a vehicle on Tuesday.  Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies say 23-year-old Jonathan Vega-Rivera is accused of violating an order of protection and has a previous conviction in the last five years for criminal contempt.  As a result, ...read more
2015-07-31 07:58
A 51-year-old Buffalo woman has lost her life after drowning in the Lake Erie waters near Wendt Beach in the town of Evans.  Town of Evans Police say Mary Creighton was trying to reach her daughter and another young girl who were struggling last night.  The 10-year-old girl was able to make her way to shore according to police and police officers were able to bring the 11-year-old to saf...read more
2015-07-30 05:51
This year's edition of the Chautauqua County Fair has been "excellent" so far. That according to Fair Board President Dave Wilson... [audio:7301544931-davewilsongoodfairsofar.mp3]Dave Wilson: good fair so far[/audio] Wilson says attendance on Wednesday was up slightly from last year, despite hot and humid conditions. Wilson, who spoke with WDOE News, says overall attendance for the first three d...read more
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